The composition of the women’s national team of Russia for the European Volleyball Championship is known. Coaching staff of the Russian national team led by Sergio Busato announced squad for the EuroVolley.
There are 12 players on the team’s roster, although 14 volleyball players could be selected.
The tournament will miss five players from the Olympic team – opposite Natalia Goncharova , middle blockers Irina Fetisova and Irina Koroleva , outside hitter Irina Voronkova and libero Anna Podkopaeva.
In the group stage, Russia will play in Belgrade, Serbia, and will meet Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and France.
Russian team for EuroVolley:
Setters: Evgeniya Startseva, Polina Matveeva
Opposites: Anna Lazareva
Middle blockers: Yulia Brovkina, Ekaterina Enina, Elizaveta Kotova
Outside hitters: Irina Kapustina, Kseniia Smirnova, Tatiana Kadochkina, Arina Fedorovtseva
Liberos: Tamara Zaitseva, Daria Pilipenko
The European Championships will be held from August 18 to September 4 in Serbia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania.